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Skateboarding tourist dies after crashing into wall in Marbella

PUBLISHED: August 21, 2013 at 9:16 am  •  LAST EDITED: September 7, 2013 at 6:27 pm
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Skateboarding tourist dies after crashing into wall in Marbella

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A 21-year-old French tourist, died after colliding with a wall while on his skateboard.

A security guard from the urbanization Las Brisas in Marbella found him and called 112.

The young man never recovered from his injuries and police are currently trying to discover his identity.

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Stuart Crawford

August 21st, 2013 12:50 pm

No details about what injuries he suffered and which led to his death. As someone who was into skateboarding at the beginning when it arrived from California it became clear that head and elbows had to be protected – some of the speeds we reached on long downhill slaloms had to be seen to be believed.




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